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An image of The woman by David Brian Wilson

David Brian Wilson

(Australia 12 Jul 1946 – 26 Mar 1998)

The woman
Place of origin
RockleyNew South WalesAustralia
Media category
Materials used
pen and brown ink, wash, pencil and sanguine on canvas

39.2 x 50.6 cm canvas (irreg.); 69.0 x 80.5 x 3.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner on mount, pencil "D.B.Wilson 1996".
Thea Proctor Memorial Fund 1996
Accession number
© Estate of David Brian Wilson
Not on display
Further information

This work was a finalist in the 1994 Dobell Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1996.

Bibliography (6)

Helen Campbell, Contemporary Australian Drawing: 20 years of the Dobell Prize for Drawing, ‘Other works acquired from the Dobell Prize for Drawing’ compiled, pg. 62-72, Sydney, 2012, 12, 71 (colour illus.), 75.

Hendrik Kolenberg, Look, 'A fine harvest of drawings: legacy of an exceptional draughtsman', pg. 28-31, Newtown, Nov 2011, 31 (colour illus.).

Hendrik Kolenberg, David Brian Wilson 1946-1998 Retrospective, Bathurst, 2001, 14 (colour illus.), 41. 67

Hendrik Kolenberg, Look, 'Figures and landscape', pg. 20-21, South Yarra, Sep 2001, 20 (colour illus.), 21.

Hendrik Kolenberg, Australian drawings from the Gallery's collection, ‘Introduction’, pg. 9-16, Sydney, 1997, 12, 134 (colour illus.). 131

Editor Unknown (Editor), Western Advocate, 'Lecturer's work purchased', Bathurst, 12 Oct 1996, (illus.).

Exhibition history (7)

Dobell Prize for Drawing 1996:

David Brian Wilson, drawings and small sculpture, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Bathurst, 13 Dec 1996–02 Feb 1997

David Wilson Drawing Exhibition, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Bathurst, 13 Dec 1996–02 Feb 1997

Australian drawings from the Gallery's collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Dec 1997–15 Mar 1998

Dobell Drawing Prize 1998 (Touring show):

David Brian Wilson 1946-1998 retrospective:

Contemporary Australian Drawing: 20 Years of the Dobell Drawing Prize: